ECONOMIES OF MULTIPLANT GRAIN ELEVATOR FIRMS

Multiplant theory and a mathematical programming model were combined to analyze economies of multiplant grain firms. Multiplant firms operate smaller sized elevators because single plant economies of scale decrease. Empirical results found significant cost savings from organizing elevators as • part of a multiplant rather than a single plant firm.


Issue Date:
1986-07
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/278176
Language:
English
Total Pages:
15




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